There’s much to be said about owning a candle — or, well, candles. Whether you’re looking for something to calm and refresh, or are perhaps searching for a mood-setter that’ll ignite your romantic side, choosing and investing in the right candles can truly transform the overall experience of your home. We’ve rounded up the best to burn in your bedroom — whether it’s for your alone time, or spending quality evenings with your partner.
1. Soft Touch
A white concrete candle? Such is the Santal 26 by US company Le Labo. The concrete vessel is handcrafted in Maine with recycled stone dust, making each vessel unique with varying shades. The candles are soy wax-based and hand-poured in Mississippi. Highly dosed with perfume, they come with four pure cotton wicks.
2. In the Mood for Love
The limited edition Paris en Fleur candle is a tribute to the birthplace of Diptyque. The company drew its inspiration from the roses of the Bagatelle gardens and the Marché aux fleurs. Diptyque worked with artist Pierre Marie to create a decoration inspired by Art Nouveau, like a lattice bedecked with flowers on which roses intertwine with metallised foliage. Available at The Papilion.
3. Handsome Heavyweights
The heavyweight Tom Dixon Materialism Stone gift set consists of six stone candles that showcase a colour spectrum of exotic marbles. Turned on lathes by skilled engineers in India, each container is unique due to the particularities of the individual block of marble. This forms the optimum vessel for the dry exotic fig and sandalwood essence of the company’s Stone scent collection. Available at Moie.
4. The Pursuit of Happiness
A green and delicately fruity fragrance, En Mai captures the joyous, carefree spirit of a country getaway on a beautiful spring day. The scents of generous, vibrant nature inspire a freewheeling perfume that instantly transports one to the countryside, straight to the heart of a green patch bathed in the sun’s gentle rays.
5. Private Dancer
Romantic and elegant UME Asia’s Private Dancer candle invites you to take a pause to enjoy some downtime with yourself or your loved ones. This romantic fragrance exudes elegance with a fruity blend of lemon, orange, pineapple and lime, and a base of vanilla and almond.
This story first appeared on Prestige Online Indonesia.